Equifax, one of the largest credit reporting agencies in the US, revealed today that it has suffered a massive data breach at the hand of hackers. The stolen data includes names, Social Security numbers, birthdates, and other personal information for 143 million Americans.
OneLogin, an identity management software company, announced yesterday that it suffered a data breach. Although the firm hasn’t provided many details, the few that it has released suggest that the breach is extensive.
While it’s not the first time AdultFriendFinder has been hacked, woo boy, this a big one. The “world’s largest sex & swinger community” experienced a breach in October that exposed the information from 412 million accounts across its corporate holdings.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Verizon Communications is investigating similar security breaches at two more as-yet-unnamed retailers that occurred around the same time as the massive Target credit card hack late last year. The two retailers affected by the newly-discovered attack have not yet announced the…
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Back in 2010, Google caught a bit of flak when a "rogue engineer" used Street View cars to harvest personal Wi-Fi data. Now it's poised to catch some more; Authorities in the UK found Google's been holding onto some of it for the past two years.
The IMF, earth's global financial Voltron, was walloped by a huge hack over the weekend—and it's doubtful a criminal group was behind the attack. What's that mean? A foreign power probably backed the digital raid. Bad (diplomatic) news.
Seems hackers have broken into Lockheed Martin and other weapons manufacturers and may now know about existing and future U.S. weapon systems. Uh, quick, hide the JDAMs?
In 2008, a foreign intelligence agency slipped a flash drive into a U.S. military computer, sneaking malicious code onto classified military networks: "A rogue program operating silently, poised to deliver operational plans into the hands of an unknown adversary." Gulp.